Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp. (宏達電) said Tuesday it touched the low end of its quarterly revenue forecast for the first three months of 2015 as its sales surged in March.
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Tuesday, shedding NT$0.151 to close at NT$31.152.
A paraxylene plant in Fujian owned by Chen Yu-hao (陳由豪), one of Taiwan's top ten most-wanted fugitives, broke out in flames following a severe explosion Monday.
Taiwanese businesses invested US$47 million in Vietnam in the first quarter of this year, Vietnamese government statistics show.
An op-ed piece in a Singapore newspaper on Monday said the city state could learn from Taiwan and other Asian countries or cities to build a cycling infrastructure.
An Australian court Tuesday ordered six Internet service providers to release the details of customers who shared the Hollywood film "Dallas Buyers Club" online in a ruling that could set a precedent for crackdowns on online piracy.
Australia's central bank Tuesday left interest rates on hold at 2.25 percent for the second successive month, but kept the door open for further cuts as the economy continues to struggle.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Although China's economic growth has slowed somewhat over the past year, the number of super rich people has expanded to a record high, according to the recently released China Ultra High Net Wealth Report 2014-2015.
One of the biggest private collections of Swatch watches in the world will go under the hammer in Hong Kong this week and is expected to fetch more than US$1.3 million.
Monday, April 6, 2015
Car sales in Taiwan rose 35.9 percent in March from the previous month, largely a reflection of a significant difference in the number of business days in the two months, government statistics indicated Thursday.